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Generic autopilot rate of climb

Postby dilbert » Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:56 pm

Hi all.

Reference: C:>Program Files\FlightGear 2018.2.2\data\aircraft\Generic\generic-autopilot.xml

How can I modify <config>.......</config> for <prop>/autopilot/internal/target-climb-rate-fps</prop>
in order to increase climb rate from 500 fpm to 1000 fpm, for use with higher performance planes?
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Re: Generic autopilot rate of climb

Postby legoboyvdlp » Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:04 pm

Hi,
You will need to either edit that file (note that it will affect all planes), or create a custom autopilot for specific aircraft: see http://www.flightgear.org/Docs/XMLAutopilot/

you would replace
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 <sim>
  <systems>
   <autopilot>
    <path>Aircraft/Generic/generic-autopilot.xml</path>
   </autopilot>
  </systems>
 </sim>


with a edited copy of the generic-autopilot.xml under the aircraft's own folder, such as:

<sim>
<systems>
<autopilot>
<path>Aircraft/MYAIRCRAFT/Systems/autopilot.xml</path>
</autopilot>
</systems>
</sim>
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Re: Generic autopilot rate of climb

Postby dilbert » Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:04 pm

Thanks for reply and wiki reference. :)
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